Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 27 22
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Retail 203 302 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.63% 7.79% 8.15%
As % of the General category 16.46% 18.95% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 207 158
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £28,200
90th Percentile £81,250 £61,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,375
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.32% -8.06%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,233 1,594 1,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.19% 41.12% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1,212 1,404
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £24,575
90th Percentile £77,000 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% -3.53%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 80 (39.41%) Finance
2 56 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 48 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (23.15%) SAP
5 43 (21.18%) E-Commerce
6 41 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (16.75%) Project Management
7 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
8 33 (16.26%) Analytics
9 32 (15.76%) Degree
10 31 (15.27%) .NET
10 31 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (14.78%) SQL
12 28 (13.79%) Marketing
12 28 (13.79%) Publishing
13 26 (12.81%) C#
13 26 (12.81%) ITIL
13 26 (12.81%) Software Engineering
14 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (10.34%) PRINCE2
16 20 (9.85%) Windows
17 19 (9.36%) Project Planning
17 19 (9.36%) Scrum
17 19 (9.36%) Microservices
17 19 (9.36%) Self-Motivation
18 18 (8.87%) Google
18 18 (8.87%) JavaScript
18 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.37%) Mentoring
19 17 (8.37%) Data Centre

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.46%) Apache
1 5 (2.46%) CMS
2 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.99%) WordPress
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.49%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.40%) SAP APO
1 13 (6.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (5.42%) SAP SCM
3 10 (4.93%) SAP QM
4 9 (4.43%) SAP EWM
5 4 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (1.97%) SAP ECC
5 4 (1.97%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.99%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.99%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.49%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.94%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (2.96%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.96%) PaaS
4 5 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.97%) Office 365
5 4 (1.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Fastly
6 2 (0.99%) IaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Stackdriver
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) Firewall
2 10 (4.93%) DHCP
2 10 (4.93%) DNS
3 9 (4.43%) VoIP
4 7 (3.45%) Wireless
5 3 (1.48%) LAN
5 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.48%) WAN
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.99%) MPLS
6 2 (0.99%) Network Security
6 2 (0.99%) VPN
7 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.94%) SAP HANA
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.96%) Big Data
5 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.48%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.48%) MySQL
7 3 (1.48%) Power BI
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.99%) Bigtable
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) Redis
9 1 (0.49%) DB2
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.97%) eCATT
5 4 (1.97%) LSMW
5 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) VersionOne
General
1 80 (39.41%) Finance
2 56 (27.59%) Manufacturing
3 28 (13.79%) Marketing
3 28 (13.79%) Publishing
4 14 (6.90%) Legal
5 12 (5.91%) Automotive
6 5 (2.46%) Billing
7 4 (1.97%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.99%) Advertising
9 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.49%) Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (18.72%) Architect
2 29 (14.29%) Consultant
3 28 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 27 (13.30%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (12.32%) Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Analyst
6 16 (7.88%) Senior Manager
6 16 (7.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.90%) SAP Architect
8 13 (6.40%) SAP Consultant
9 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) SAP SCM Architect
10 9 (4.43%) Senior Architect
10 9 (4.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) Payments Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Technical Manager
11 7 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.27%) .NET
2 16 (7.88%) HTML
3 15 (7.39%) CSS
3 15 (7.39%) REST
4 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.91%) jQuery
6 7 (3.45%) Web Services
7 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.96%) EDI
8 5 (2.46%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.46%) HTML5
8 5 (2.46%) Spring
9 4 (1.97%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.97%) IDoc
10 3 (1.48%) CSS3
10 3 (1.48%) Laravel
10 3 (1.48%) SAP Fiori
10 3 (1.48%) SOAP
11 2 (0.99%) DOM
11 2 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.36%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (8.37%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.88%) Client/Server
4 16 (7.88%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (7.39%) Social Media
6 12 (5.91%) FMCG
7 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.45%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.46%) iSeries
10 4 (1.97%) AS400
10 4 (1.97%) EPoS
10 4 (1.97%) LIMS
11 3 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) PlayStation
13 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.85%) Windows
2 15 (7.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.45%) Linux
3 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.99%) Unix
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.18%) E-Commerce
3 41 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (16.75%) Project Management
5 33 (16.26%) Analytics
6 26 (12.81%) ITIL
6 26 (12.81%) Software Engineering
7 21 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 19 (9.36%) Microservices
8 19 (9.36%) Project Planning
8 19 (9.36%) Scrum
9 17 (8.37%) Data Protection
9 17 (8.37%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (7.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 16 (7.88%) SOA
11 15 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (7.39%) Knowledge Management
11 15 (7.39%) Matrix Organization
12 13 (6.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.78%) SQL
2 26 (12.81%) C#
3 18 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.93%) ABAP
5 6 (2.96%) Java
5 6 (2.96%) PHP
5 6 (2.96%) Python
6 5 (2.46%) RPG
7 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.99%) C
7 2 (0.99%) Go
7 2 (0.99%) Java 8
7 2 (0.99%) PHP 5
7 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.99%) R
7 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (15.76%) Degree
2 15 (7.39%) APMP
2 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.96%) CISM
4 6 (2.96%) CISSP
4 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) CCNA
5 5 (2.46%) MCSE
5 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.99%) CCNP
7 2 (0.99%) ISEB
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) CISA
8 1 (0.49%) RHCE
8 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.88%) GDPR
2 7 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.46%) QA
4 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.48%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Docker
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP ALM
1 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
1 2 (0.99%) Terraform
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.49%) Nagios
2 1 (0.49%) Observium
2 1 (0.49%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 47 (23.15%) SAP
2 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.87%) Google
4 13 (6.40%) VMware
5 11 (5.42%) Twitter
6 7 (3.45%) HP
6 7 (3.45%) IBM
7 6 (2.96%) Cisco
7 6 (2.96%) Dell
8 4 (1.97%) Facebook
8 4 (1.97%) Remedy
9 3 (1.48%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.48%) Tableau
10 2 (0.99%) Altova
10 2 (0.99%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.99%) Meraki
10 2 (0.99%) Planview
10 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.99%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.99%) Zend